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THE WINNERS Under 13s FVFA - Winners of the Cristo Cup Créteil

May 11 2017

Forth Valley Football Academy under 13 team are the delighted winners of this year's Cristo Cup in Créteil. Well done team!

Under 13 Football Team Event Créteil

April 12 2017

The Under 13 youth football team from Forth Valley Academy will take part in this year's Cristocup football tournament in Créteil. The event takes place over the Easter weekend and  involves teams from Créteil's other twinning partners including Salzgitter in Germany & Loulé in Portugal. It is also the 20th anniversary of the competition.

2017 HippFest at The Hippodrome Bo'ness 2017

February 25 2017

Because of recent events in France, there has been a pause in twinning activities involving young people and this year, members of the English Class in Créteil will not be visiting.   However, Falkirk District Twinning Association is delighted that a small delegation from Créteil, headed by our good friend Magda Vorchin, will make a flying visit to Falkirk from 23 March to 25 March to investigate a film and theatre project in which they hope to include a visit to "Hippfest" at Bo'ness Hippodrome Cinema.

HippFest programme,  the Seventh Hippodrome Festival of Silent Film, runs from 22-26 March and is described as "a premier silent film festival in Scotland's oldest purpose-built cinema.   The range of British and international silent films will all have live musical accompaniment". 

Members of the group visiting (as well as Magda) are Corinne Turpin, Community Film Officer from Cinema Lucarne in Créteil and  Marie Dupleix , a Theatre Producer and Director of theatre company, ' Compagnie des Mistons'. 

In addition to attending events at Hippfest 2017 in Bo'ness the group will meet with the Wee Tree Theatre Company to discuss possible twinning projects and Corinne will meet with Alison Strauss, Falkirk Community Trust Film and Media Officer to progress Franco- Ecossais cinema projects. 

As is usual with twinning visits, members of FDTA will be on hand to organise airport transfers and will accompany the visitors during their time in Falkirk.